Ischaemic heart disease

Serial hsCRP monitoring predicts recurrent events after ACS

Monitoring high-sensitivity CRP (hsCRP) levels in the weeks following an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) appears useful in identifying the risk of a subsequent major adverse cardiac event or death. In a secondary analysis of the multinational VISTA-16 trial that involved 4257 ACS patients including some from Australian centres, hsCRP levels were measured at 1, 2, ...

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